selfish person


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Noun1.selfish person - a person who is unusually selfish
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
dog in the manger - someone who prevents you from enjoying something that they themselves have no need for
egocentric, egoist - a self-centered person with little regard for others
exploiter, user - a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
hog, pig - a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
monopoliser, monopolist, monopolizer - someone who monopolizes the means of producing or selling something
narcissist, narcist - someone in love with themselves
opportunist, self-seeker - a person who places expediency above principle
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To me, to myself, to my own future, to my own happiness the rest is very slight, and I never pretend to be anything else but a very selfish person.
Anthony, don't let me carry away from here the idea that you are a selfish person, hugging the memory of your past happiness, like a rich man his treasure, forgetting the poor at the gate.
No matter how difficult it gets for you, you still have the opportunity to grow into a positive person and not be a selfish person.
If there's any credit for the faint possibility I might have become a slightly better, less selfish person over the last 20 years, the bulk of that should go to Patty," he writes.
To be sure, a truly selfish person would not offer "help" to bums who are in fact not "helpless" but rather choose to be parasites.
You can't afford to fall victim to a selfish person intent on getting their own way.
Ms McIntosh added: "Some very selfish person has stolen the image from the centre, and the gate.
I feel like a very selfish person - all I seem to care about is MY comfort, MY coffee and MY entertainment.
When I was fighting I was a very selfish person, which you have to be, you have to say 'no' to things, let people down, don't do interviews, don't go to places with your missus when you should be going.
I am not a selfish person, but the idea came to me that, given all the things I've been going to, I thought it might be my turn to have a celebration for me.
My mom is also hilarious, super-smart, an incredible parent and the least selfish person I have ever met.